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06/07/2013 at 21:27

Hi,

I have an established hydrangea and have noticed it has what I can describe as white liquid blobs over it? Any ideas why and what I need to do please?

Thank you!

06/07/2013 at 21:32

Could it be cuckoo spit? http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=490 

If so you need do nothing - they little froghoppers will not harm an established shrub. 

06/07/2013 at 22:12
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Could it be cuckoo spit? http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=490 

If so you need do nothing - they little froghoppers will not harm an established shrub. 

 

Seem to have loads of cuckoo spit in my garden this year!

06/07/2013 at 23:35

Sorry dove, if I see a few on a bush I squash them.  They do debilitate somewhat

07/07/2013 at 23:17

If you push aside the bubbles he's blown around himself you will see him ...a tiny little froggy fellow with bulgy eyes.  I kinda like him.  I don't think he does much harm and he' only trying too live his life, something like the rest of us

08/07/2013 at 06:26
Verdun wrote (see)

Sorry dove, if I see a few on a bush I squash them.  They do debilitate somewhat

Entirely up to you Verdun   but I don't think a few would harm a mature shrub.

My bluetits get them before I do anyway 

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